Applications invited for COVID-19 reporting contest

| October 11, 2020

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The International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) is accepting applications for a reporting contest to celebrate exceptional journalism during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To apply, journalists are invited to submit an original story on COVID-19 published between June 1, 2020 and November 7, 2020.

Eligible applicants must be members in the Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum.

The categories being considered are:

  • science and health;
  • transparency, crime, and corruption; and
  • inequality, business, and economics.

Three winners will be chosen in each category and awarded cash prizes. The top three articles in each category will receive $1,000 US, $500 US, and $250 US.

Applications can be made in English, Spanish, Portuguese, or French.

The deadline to apply is Nov. 8, 2020.

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